Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Killing suspect: No-shows were lucky

Teen found shot in head

* Wallace Street near 16th, Spring Garden

A 16-year-old boy was found with a gunshot wound to his head yesterday inside a home in Spring Garden. He was pronounced dead at Hahnemann University Hospital shortly before 4 p.m.

Police did not release details last night about how the teen died or whether any arrests had been made.

A man sobbing on the front steps last night said that police took his roommate away, but that he didn't know what happened. Two houses down, apparent relatives of the victim were crying and hugging. They declined to comment, saying it was too soon.

"He didn't deserve to die," said a woman outside that house.

Bucks man charged with murder

* Kasmir Avenue near Alvin, Bensalem

Bensalem police arrested a man who allegedly stabbed another man to death inside a home yesterday morning.

Police said Joseph Romano, 19, lived at the home on Kasmir Avenue where authorities found the body of a 19-year-old man early yesterday morning. The victim was not identified. He was found with a stab wound to the upper torso when police arrived about 2:30 a.m. yesterday.

Romano remained on the scene and was arrested without incident, police said. No motive was given for the stabbing and police refused to comment further yesterday afternoon.

Romano was charged with murder and taken to Bucks County Prison.

Man accused of rape at Camden biker club

* Princess Avenue near Pine Street, Camden

A Camden man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman inside the hangout of the Wheels of Soul Motorcycle Club.

Antoywayn Lindsey, 34, of Camden, allegedly attacked the woman about 2 a.m. Thursday, police said, forcing her into a room at gunpoint. The victim later escaped and was tracked down by police.

Lindsey was arrested at the clubhouse Thursday morning, carrying two handguns. He was charged with 10 offenses, including aggravated sexual assault.

One dead, another

hurt in shooting

* Wharton Street near 34th Street, Grays Ferry

Philadelphia police said a 28-year-old man was shot and killed and a 27-year-old man was injured in an early-morning incident yesterday.

Police said the victims, both unidentified, were taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania about 3 a.m. yesterday. The 28-year-old had been shot four times and died at the hospital. The 27-year-old was struck twice and was in stable condition.

No arrests had been made.

Man stabbed to death in Crescentville

* Hasbrook Avenue near Lardner Street, Crescentville

Police are investigating the stabbing death of a man found inside a home in Crescentville yesterday morning.

The victim, identified only as a 22-year-old Hispanic man, was found inside the home at 5:57 a.m. with several stab wounds to the chest, police said.

No arrests had been made.

- Jason Nark and William Bender

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